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MEPs welcome signs of hope in Ukraine and urge the EU to stand up to Russia

Plenary Session External relations18-09-2014 - 13:13
The silhouette of a Ukrainian soldier is seen against a Ukrainian flag  

The European Parliament welcomes signs of hope in moves towards peace in Ukraine and in the newly-ratified EU-Ukraine association agreement, but worries about Russia’s real intentions in the undeclared "hybrid war" there. In a resolution adopted on Thursday, it urges the EU to stand up to Russia and step up support for EU farmers hit by its trade ban. (Read more: MEPs welcome signs of hope in Ukraine and urge the EU to stand up to Russia )

 
 

Libya: EU must step up efforts to support stability and democracy, MEPs say

Plenary Session External relations18-09-2014 - 12:54

The EU must step up its involvement in supporting Libya’s stability and transition to democracy, said the European Parliament in a vote on Thursday. MEPs condemned the growing use of violence there, especially against civilians, and called for a ceasefire between the fighting factions. They also said humanitarian assistance, the safety of civilians and the security of humanitarian personnel must be ensured by all parties in the conflict. (Read more: Libya: EU must step up efforts to support stability and democracy, MEPs say )

 
 

Human rights: Azerbaijan; the case of Mbonimpa in Burundi; Bangladesh

Plenary Session Development and cooperation / External relations18-09-2014 - 12:45

The European Parliament called on Azerbaijan to proceed with human rights reforms, Burundi to release human rights campaigner Pierre Claver Mbonimpa, and Bangladesh to apply international labour standards, in three resolutions voted on Thursday. (Read more: Human rights: Azerbaijan; the case of Mbonimpa in Burundi; Bangladesh )

 
 

Islamic State: step up EU and international efforts to end the killing

Plenary Session External relations18-09-2014 - 12:40
Kurdish Peshmerga fighter holds a position at a frontline where heavy clashes against Islamic States (IS) fighters take place  

The murders of journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff and aid worker David Haines by the so-called Islamic State (IS) were strongly condemned by the European Parliament in a resolution voted on Thursday. The EU must use all possible means to help the Iraqi national and local authorities combat the IS, including appropriate military assistance, they said. They also urged the international community to cut off IS resources, and called for a political solution to the Syrian conflict. (Read more: Islamic State: step up EU and international efforts to end the killing )

 
 

West Africa’s Ebola outbreak is a global security issue, says Parliament

Plenary Session Public health18-09-2014 - 12:30
Health care worker in front of an hospital in Liberia  

The Ebola virus outbreak in West-Africa has been underrated by the international community and now constitutes a challenge to global security, say MEPs in a resolution voted on Thursday. As the affected countries face socio-economic collapse, the deployment of military assets under the UN flag should be considered and access to existing treatments speeded up, they add. (Read more: West Africa’s Ebola outbreak is a global security issue, says Parliament )

 
 

Infografik: Wie wird die Europäische Kommission gewählt?

Andere Institutionen17-09-2014 - 16:39
1409_new_commission_de.jpg  

Die Mitgliedstaaten haben die designierten Kommissare präsentiert. Um vom Europäischen Parlament bestätigt zu werden, müssen sie die Anhörungen mit den zuständigen Ausschüssen absolvieren. Die Anhörungen finden vom 29. September bis zum 7. Oktober statt. Unsere Infografik erklärt, welche Schritte die neue Kommission gehen muss, bevor sie ihr Amt antritt. (Fortsetzung lesen: Infografik: Wie wird die Europäische Kommission gewählt? )

 
 

Plenum billigt Europäischen Fonds für die Anpassung an die Globalisierung

Andere Institutionen / Sozialpolitik17-09-2014 - 16:09
 

Wenn Unternehmen Produktionsstätten aufgrund der Globalisierung oder der Wirtschaftskrise schließen müssen, können für entlassenen Arbeitnehmer EU-Mittel für Umschulungen oder Firmengründungen beantragt werden. Das Plenum hat am Mittwoch (17.9.) Mittel des EU-Globalisierungsfonds für vier weitere Länder gebilligt. Spanien, die Niederlande, Rumänien und Griechenland. (Fortsetzung lesen: Plenum billigt Europäischen Fonds für die Anpassung an die Globalisierung )

 
 

Der digitale Binnenmarkt muss besser integriert werden

Plenartagung Freier Dienstleistungsverkehr17-09-2014 - 14:42

In einer Debatte am Dienstag mit Binnenmarktkommissar Michel Barnier betonten die Abgeordneten, dass weitere Anstrengungen erforderlich seien, um den EU-Binnenmarkt fürs Digitale stärker zu integrieren. So soll dessen Potenzial, starkes Wachstum anzustoßen und Arbeitsplätze zu schaffen, besser ausgeschöpft werden. (Fortsetzung lesen: Der digitale Binnenmarkt muss besser integriert werden )

 
 

Getting the European Youth Initiative to deliver jobs

Plenary Session Employment policy17-09-2014 - 14:35

EU member states need to make more efficient use of €6 billon in EU funds to ease the transition from education to jobs for young people and foster entrepreneurship, urged MEPs in Wednesday's debate on the European Youth Initiative. Some advocated simplifying funding procedures, sharing best practices, and promoting apprenticeships, whilst others urged member states to do more to exploit the job-creating potential of new energy-saving and green technologies. (Read more: Getting the European Youth Initiative to deliver jobs )

 
 

EU aid to help workers made redundant in various industries in Spain, The Netherlands, Romania and Greece to find new jobs was approved by the European Parliament on Wednesday. The European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) funding, which would complement national efforts, now needs to be approved by the Council of Ministers. (Read more: EP approves aid to redundant workers in Spain, Netherlands, Romania and Greece )